While pain is common in disease and injury, in some cases, pain becomes chronic. Chronic pain syndrome, fibromyelgia syndrome, migraine, and rheumatoid arthritis for example, can devastate a person’s occupational, family and social life. Depression and anxiety can result from and contribute to chronic pain creating a spiraling synergy.
Community Concern offers deep muscle relaxation training and cognitive-behavioral therapies to help people achieve their highest level of functioning. Dr. Anthony Racaniello is available for consultation on psychiatric approaches to pain management